Meet Deonte Burton. Burton, originally from Los Angeles, is a 6-1 senior point guard for the Nevada Wolf Pack and is currently one of the better under-the-radar NBA prospects in college basketball. Chances are unless you’re a die-hard college hoops fan, you’ve never heard much of him.
Since Burton is relatively unknown, he took full advantage of an opportunity to...
During the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 83-81 double-overtime win over the Boise State Broncos on Wednesday, senior guard Deonte Burton threw down an absolutely sick, nasty, powerful, thunderous … you name it … dunk. Words can scarcely describe the authority with which Burton slammed this one home. Fed with a nice dish while on the run […]The post Nevada Wolf Pack’s Deonte Burton...
Many of you were sleeping last night when the Dunk of the Year happened in the Nevada/Boise State game. The Wolfpack’s Deonte Burton threw down one of the filthiest posterizations you will ever see. Just look at the screenshot above. Look where he is with the ball. Look how far he brings it back. That’s […]Continue reading...
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Saturday night, the Aztecs winning streak reached 20 in a row as they knocked down Nevada and scoring sensation Deonte Burton. The win underscored another impeccably good defensive effort, as SDSU held Burton to 4-of-15 from the floor in 39 minutes after he checked out with 11 points. The only other 20-game win streak in their 93 year...
The last time the Nevada Wolf Pack beat UNLV in basketball, Nick
Fazekas was in his junior year, that same night saw a resurgent Nevada
Wolf Pack football team upset Fresno St. to grab a share of the WAC
title, and MWC leading scorer Deonte Burton was in 8th grade.
Deonte Burton drove the lane and made the go-ahead runner for Nevada with 32 seconds remaining in a 61-58 victory over Wyoming on Saturday.
Burton's runner gave Nevada a 59-58 lead, and AJ West forced Larry Nance Jr. to miss a difficult fade-away jumper on the other end with 4 seconds left.
Michael Perez grabbed the miss for Nevada (7-8, 2-0 Mountain West) and Wyoming fouled...
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January 04, 2014
Deonte Burton scored 20 points and had six assists to help Nevada hang on to defeat Iona 80-72 Sunday.
Nevada (5-7) snapped a two-game losing skid and handed Iona (5-5) its third-straight loss. Burton has scored 19 points or more in every game this season.
Burton scored 13 points in the second half, and his jumper stretched the Nevada lead to 78-70 with 1:35 remaining. Iona answered...
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December 22, 2013
Check out Deonte Burton's nasty dunk on the Cal Bears near the end of the first half on Tuesday night. NBA scouts love Burton's athleticism and some team will probably draft him in the second round or pick him up as a free agent for their summer league roster.
Deonte Burton's three-point play with 6.6 seconds to play lifted Nevada to a 60-58 victory over Cal Poly Tuesday night.
Burton also stole the ball with two seconds to go and Nevada (1-1) ran out the clock as Cal Poly lost at home for the first time in 13 games.
Burton finished with a game-high 22 points for the Wolf Pack, sinking 9 of 19 field goals. Cole Huff added 14 points...
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November 13, 2013
Nevada’s Deonte Burton had a rim rocking slam Tuesday night against UNLV. Burton caught an inbounds pass from half-way inside the free throw line and threw it home for the dunk.Somehow the dunk didn’t make it as the No. 1 play on SportsCenters Top Plays.